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Victorian Crazy Quilt with Shams; Ca. 1870

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Victorian Crazy Quilt with Shams; Ca. 1870

It is extraordinary to find a Victorian Crazy quilt with its original pair of shams. The quilt is in as good condition as one ever finds this type. Less than 5% of the fabrics show any wear, most of which is visible in the thumbnail photos. The dates 1878 and 1887 are embroidered on the quilt. Wonderful triangle borders on both the quilt and shams are also covered with embroidery. Exquisite embroidered details of figures,flowers, fish, a cat, bird and butterfly add further to the interest of this very finely done piece. Pennsylvania origin. Quilt measures 60" x 61" including the triangles. Shams are 28" x 31".

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